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FranceArgentiere Snow Report

28 Apr 2016 17:30
Ski Club Instructor's snow report
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Snow report glossary

Snow and weather data can vary depending on many factors. The data we provide gives you an indication of the conditions you can expect but, as conditions can vary so widely, the data is not a guarantee of the conditions at this resort. Weather data comes from our detailed weather forecast.
Last snowed
The date of the last snowfall.
Fresh snow
The depth of the last snowfall.
Last 7 days
The total snowfall reported over the last 7 days.
Next 9 days
The total amount of fresh snow predicted at mid-mountain level from our detailed 9 day forecast.
Upper piste depth
An indication of the snow depth on the upper prepared slopes.
Lower piste depth
An indication of the snow depth on the lower prepared slopes.
Piste quality
An indication of the general piste conditions on the open pistes.
Resort runs
An indication of the conditions on the lower, open runs back into the resort base.
Off piste snow
An indication of the general off piste conditions.
Lifts open
An indication of the number of lifts that are open out of the total number of lifts possible in this resort/ski area.
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Snow report
29 Apr 2016 12:34
 
The best conditions can be found on the upper slopes
Snowfall:
Last snowed 27 Apr 2016
Fresh snow 30cm
Last 7 days 45cm
Next 9 days 70cm
Depths:
Upper piste depth 250cm
Lower piste depth 0cm
Snow conditions:
Upper pistes Packed powder
Resort runs Closed
Off piste snow Best up high
Lifts:
Lifts open 13 out of 73
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Weather forecast glossary

Snow and weather data can vary depending on many factors. The data we provide gives you an indication of the conditions you can expect but, as conditions can vary so widely, the data is not a guarantee of the conditions at this resort. Weather data comes from our detailed weather forecast.
Weather
The predicted weather for the afternoon period at mid-mountain level.
Snow expected
The predicted amount of snow.
Maximum temperature
The predicted maximum temperature for the afternoon period at mid-mountain level.
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Snow & weather forecast
 
A heavy fall of snow, heaviest during Sat night. Temperatures will be below freezing (max 0°C on Sat morning, min -5°C on Sat night). Wind will be generally light.
Friday 29 April 2016

Light clouds dotting the sky

Saturday 30 April 2016
Light snow

33cm snow expected

-1°C max temp

Sunday 01 May 2016
Moderate snow

28cm snow expected

-4°C max temp

Monday 02 May 2016
Light snow

1cm snow expected

0°C max temp

Snow overview for France
Thursday 28 April 2016

Only ten of our featured resorts in Austria remain open for snowsports on Thursday 28th April, with this weekend set to see further closures. Good late season skiing still available across many resorts, particularly across the high glacial resorts where some good snowfall over the course of the week ensuring that pistes across the upper mountain remain in good condition. The cloud affecting many resorts on Thursday is set to hand around over much of the weekend, with fluctuating temperatures seeing the possibility of some light snow and rain fall during this period.

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Susan Daniels
Posted: 14/04/15
A great week in Argentiere
Overall rating: 3 stars
Susan Daniels
Visited: April 2015

We spent an enjoyable week in Argentiere over Easter and stayed in the Hotel Grand Montets which is conveniently located right next to the Grand Montets lift and bus stop but about 15 minute walk from the town. The Ski Club catching up service proved very useful and we met another family with whom we were able to ski for most of the week which proved a hit with our teenagers. As long as you don't mind commuting by bus or car to the various ski areas around Argentiere then this will be a good choice - for those who want all their skiing on their doorstep then it is far from ideal. For good intermediate/advanced skiers Vallee Blanche should be on your bucket list - unforgettable!

Slopes:
3 stars
Accommodation:
4 stars
Eating:
3 stars
Apres:
3 stars
Value for money:
3 stars
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